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and the stained glass windows. more americans are saying no to organized religion. let's get right to it, but first we're just about 40 minutes from an attempt to set a new skydiving record. t not just any record. one from the edge of space. 23 miles above the earth. at 1:40 eastern, felix baumgartner plans to begin his ascent before his free fall back to earth. he'll leap from a specially built balloon and capsule wearing a high tech spacesuit, weighs about 100 pounds. but if this goes wrong, it could go terribly wrong. the jump was supposed to actually happen at 10:30 eastern this morning. but it was delayed because of windy conditions. let's bring in brian todd, he is in new mexico at the launch side. does it look now that everything is ready to go? >> it does. and this is one of the most exciting moments of this entire mission. delays have been fairly significant with the wind conditions earlier fp that's gone away. we'll zoom zoom into the capsule. felix baumgartner has entered the capsule, he's going through all of the various components and all the checks that he has to do to get
versus paul ryan. cnn special live coverage starts 7:00 p.m. eastern, 4:00 pacific. >>> got religion? four more americans apparently not. a surprising new study out on americans and religion shows just how many people are checking out a religious service altogether. when you take a closer look... ...at the best schools in the world... ...you see they all have something very interesting in common. they have teachers... ...with a deeper knowledge of their subjects. as a result, their students achieve at a higher level. let's develop more stars in education. let's invest in our teachers... ...so they can inspire our students. let's solve this. and the candidate's speech is in pieces all over the district. the writer's desktop and the coordinator's phone are working on a joke with local color. the secure cloud just received a revised intro from the strategist's tablet. and while i make my way into the venue, the candidate will be rehearsing off of his phone. [ candidate ] and thanks to every young face i see out there. [ woman ] his phone is one of his biggest supporters. [ female announ
. it would translate religion and christianity in particular in progressive politics around helping the poor or preserving the environment. the entire movement emerging that is challenging the irs, that is defying the ban on political endorsement is a conservative movement. >> those behind the campaign are already daring the irs on to sue them. here's what the laws ths, a tax-exempt religious organization is a legal entity that did not participate in or sbemp in any political campaign on behalf of any candidate for public office. so has any church or any one faced a penalty as a result? >> there are very occasional penalties. really it seems like a handful every year, but there's not a wide number by any stretch. what you say is exactly right. this is an attempt by a conservative networks of pastors and lawyers to really challenge this law. the law dates back to 1954. it's been on the books now for over 60 years, and what they want to do is to get a church penalized so they can challenge the law and take this to court and attempt to get this ban overturned. we'll see if it works. >> so i gue
, first time on a stage such as this. i would like to ask you both to tell me what role your religion has played in your own personal views on abortion. please talk about how you came to that decision, talk about how your religion played a part in that, and please, this is such an emotional issue for so many people in this country, please talk personally about this if you could. congressman ryan. >> i don't see how a person can separate their public life from their private life or from their faith. our faith informs us in everything we do. my faith informs me about how to take care of the vulnerable, about how to make sure that people have a chance in life. now, you want to ask basically why i'm pro-life. it's not simply because of my catholic faith. that's a factor, of course. butt it's also because of reason and science. i think about ten and a half years ago. my wife and i went to mercy hospital in janesville where i was born for our 7-week ultrasound for our first child, and we saw that heart beat. our ltle baby was in the shape of ae bean, and to this day we have nicknamed ourt born
among marital partners, than religion? so my thinking is they push it out, on things like what do you think about gun control and abortion? that type thing. >> okay, so what about families, marriages, we have james carville and mary matalin, what about where they embrace different parties? does it happen a lot? and how do they resolve it? do they just live with it? >> well, it is actually rare, it is one of the most common things that couples share as a political affiliation, it has been suggested if they don't talk about it in the dating affiliation, it could be tough. and the conservative may just want to get divorced after that fight, and the liberal doesn't, because there seems to be more divorces. but the question people ask, if liberals -- will they become extinct, the conservatives generally acquire their rank through birth. but as people become more mobile, they move to pursue careers, get exposed, they become more liberal. so as a result, liberals acquire their folks through conversion, they convert to liberalism, i like to say some of the best liberals were born conservative
to take care of the vulnerable, of how to make sure people have a chance in life. >> my religion defines who i am and i've been a practicing catholic my whole life. and it is particularly informed my social doctrine, catholic social doctrine talks about taking care of those who can't take care of themselves. people who need help. >> let's take the controversial issue of abortion. ryan and biden's views could not be more different. >> now, i believe that life begins at conception. that's why those -- those are the reasons why i'm pro-life. i understand this is a difficult issue. and respect people who don't agree with me on this, but the policy of a romney administration will be to oppose abortion with the exceptions for rape, incest and life of the mother. >> with regard to abortion, i accept my church's position on abortion as a -- we call a defeaty doctrine. life begins at conception, that's the church's judgment. i just refuse to impose that on others, unlike my friend here, the congressman. >> now, the push is on for the catholic vote. according to this pew forum on religion and publ
this la von, if some believe there is life without religion, it's not so much a stretch for those people to believe there may be an afterlife. from jay, i'm 99% sure when you die, you 16r78 cease to exist. hoping god is there to prove me wrong when my time comes. keep the responses coming. facebook.com/carolcnn. the next hour of "newsroom" begins right now. >>> happening now, jerry sandusky in court likely on his way to a lifetime in prison, but the convicted child rainist says he's the victim. hear it for yourself in a stunning sgral house recording. >>> could you do this? jump from a helium balloon from the edge of space. one daredevil hoping to make that jump today 120,000 feet up. >>> the race for the who us is pumping millions into our economy, but that might not be as important as who wins control of congress. >>> and a truck drives right into a california liquor store and a worker is trapped in the rubble. we'll tell you how the story played out. "newsroom" starts now. >>> and good morning. thank you so much for joining us. i'm carol costello. right now one of the most reviled men
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'm a catholic deer hunter. i am happy to be clinging to my guns and my religion. >> hunters haven't seen someone passionate about hunting in the white house since dick cheney. cnn editor kat kinsman joining me right now. hunting isn't just a hobby for ryan. spent four years as co-chairman in the congressional sportsman's caucus. why are hunters so excited about ryan, and what are they hoping to get from him? >> well, i think a lot of after i had hunters would be more than happy if we all front of about dick cheney's hunting legacy. with paul ryan you get somebody whose secret service name is bow hunter, so he puts his money where his mouth is. we ran a story earlier this week about how he makes sauce amming out of his meat that he hunts. what people are really hoping is to have somebody in in a position who can affect change who understands it culturally that this is not just for sport. he hunts for sustena 234 ce and understands the land and weapon rights in a particular way that is very close to their -- to how they were raised. >> if particular he is a real proponent of hunting on public land
the two men talked about religion and abortion. i think most people probably did. >> yep. you raise a really good point because there hasn't been much talk of some of the social issues over the last couple of weeks. when you look at what's happening in the battleground states, the romney/ryan ticket, which is pretty far extreme on a number of these issues, women's reproductive health, access to contraception, discrimination on things like definitions of rape, women really are responding to that. and it's a big reas why the obama/biden ticket is so far ahead in so many battleground states with women. and i thought that last night's debate, you know, you had a clip -- it's kind of the untalked about thing this morning -- raised a bunch of issues for the campaigns to be talking about over the next couple of weeks. yes, the economy is important. wh women have to worry about their health care and the economy, that's just an extra burden. and i think it came out well last night. >> i think people were paying particularly close attention, erick because of mitt romney's comments to the des
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